Chris Young

Chairman and CEO,
Digital Broadcasting Group

New York, NY, USA

Chris Young, a serial entrepreneur and 10-year veteran of the video advertising space, is the Chairman & CEO of Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG), the leading digital property specializing in the development, production and distribution of premium video content across digital media. As CEO, Chris oversees the strategic direction and management of DBG’s core business divisions.

Under Chris’ leadership, DBG has emerged as a comScore rated top 5 video network comprised of close to 107 million monthly unique visitors accumulated across 2,600 web properties. Since 2007, DBG has been on the forefront of enabling big-name brands like Infiniti, Hewlett Packard, Ford, Sprint, Mars, the U.S. Air Force, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, and Coca-Cola among others to advance their brands through branded entertainment and original online programming. In 2011, Forbes ranked DBG #3 on its list of America's Most Promising Companies.

Prior to starting DBG in 2007, Chris Young co-founded online video advertising and management solutions company Klipmart in 1999 and grew it into the nation’s largest video rich media vendor taking advertiser’s TV commercials and putting them online. In 2006, under Chris’ leadership, Klipmart was subsequently sold to now Google-owned DoubleClick. Chris assumed the role of Executive Vice President of Rich Media at DoubleClick, where he worked to accelerate innovation in digital video and emerging advertising formats.